U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
November 6, 2020
Under Secretary Keith Krach’s Travel to Central and South America to Advance the Clean Network and Strengthen Cooperation on Environment
Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach will travel to Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, and the Dominican Republic November 7-17, 2020. During the trip, Under Secretary Krach will meet with government officials and business leaders to discuss the rapidly growing Clean Network, 5G security issues, environmental collaboration, and shared economic and national security objectives. Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis Fannon will accompany Under Secretary Krach to discuss regional growth in the critical mineral development sector and energy security. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Julie Chung will also travel to Brazil and Chile to advance regional priorities.